Elaine (Hans) Henderson

Elaine J. Henderson, 68, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2018 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, after a brief & courageous fight with cancer. She was born on October 1, 1949 and raised in Bayville, NY, daughter of the late Richard & Edith (Bishop) Hans.

Elaine was a dedicated and compassionate nurse, working on both Long Island & St. Francis Hospitals, for more than 40-years.

Elaine was a loving mother to her two sons, Bryan and Eric, and a caring sister to Linda and Ellen. She is also survived by her faithful companion Spunky, and a host of friends. She will be deeply missed by her family, and her great friends at the Gables.

Her family will gather with friends on Tuesday, September 11th from 6-8pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Ave., Beacon, where a celebration of Life will be offered at 7:30pm.

The family wishes for memorial donations to be made to the Dutchess County SPCA Humane Society, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538. To offer condolences or donations, please visit: www.www.libbyfuneralhome.com

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  1. Jamie Donohue says:

    We love you Elaine and not a day will go by that we don’t think of you and smile. You will be missed tremendously. Our most heartfelt condolences to your family. Thinking of you, xo
    Jamie, Mike, Michael and Zachary

  2. christine says:

    So sorry for your loss. Elaine was a wonderful neighbor and I will miss seeing her walking with sparky. RIP Elaine

  3. Bay says:

    I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Nurses show so much concern for people, and are so selfless. Truly an occupation to be proud of. I always find comfort that God knows our pain and can provide relief to us in difficult times. A verse that has helped me is Psalms 46:1, ‘God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.’ I hope that your family can find similar relief.

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